Dr. Simon graduated B.V.Sc. at the University of Pretoria in 1964, and worked and owned a practice in South Africa until 1975. He has been in small animal practice in Tampa since 1976 and is currently enjoying his years of experience with Banﬁeld Pet Hospital. He has developed a strong interest in general, orthopedic and cancer surgery. Additional training and experience in laser surgery makes this his favorite technique. Dr. Simon has a particular love for the Rhodesian Ridgeback breed, rag doll cats, and classical music.